Starting bid: CHF 1'100
LI XINMO / 李心沫 (*1976) is an established artist, curator, art critic, and feminist theory researcher. She was born in Yilan county in Heilongjiang, the PRC. In 2008, she obtained her MA from Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts. Li’s works were based on a variety of media, including performance, painting, video, photography, and installations. They have been exhibited in Toronto Photo Biennial, Prague Biennial, National Museums of World Culture in Sweden, Female Museum in Germany. Li uses art practices to explore her memory, dreams, subconsciousness and critially respond to gender and enviromental issues in human society. Her art practices have been documented in academic articles, including the “National Fine Arts,” “Oriental Art for Everyone,” and other professional art publications. Some of her works were acquisited by the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Östasiatiska Museet, Sweden), Ingallery (China) and other private collectors in Europe and Asia. In 2013, she cocurated the feminist art exhibition “Heterogeneous Body” in 521 Art District with the artist Cheng Meixin. In 2019, she curated the group art exhibition “In China” at the Embassy of Germany in Beijing, China.
Starting bid: CHF 1'750
ELZARA OISEAU is a Ukrainian artist, residing now in Switzerland. Elzara has graduated from Crimean Engineering & Pedagogical Institute in Simferopol. Since 2019 Elzara has been actively exhibiting in Ukraine, in 2022 Elzara has joined many group exhibitions devoted to Ukrainian art in the USA and Europe.
The presented work has a double title "Дenb" (meaning "children" in Russian) and Де ти? (meaning "Where are you? in Ukrainian). The work refers to the signs which have been placed on various buildings and vehicles, where the children were. These signs were often disregarded by the militants. On 15.04.2022 the artist has documented the following number: 198 children were announced dead, and 385 injured.
Starting bid: CHF 880